(Courtesy of Chris Munger)
Sunday, April 15, 2007
11:00 AM—5:00 PM
Inspiring: Traditional and Contemporary Arts of Native America
Minneapolis Institute of Arts
2400 Third Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55404
The museum is located one mile south of downtown Minneapolis at the intersection of 3rd Avenue South and East 24th Street.
Celebrate traditional Native American culture with a performance of storytelling, music, and dance by Chickasaw/Choctaw M. Cochise Anderson. Examine the MIA’s permanent collection of Native American arts, and a special exhibition featuring the work of two contemporary artists working from the narratives of their Anishinabe ancestry. Free.
They also have a permanent exhibit that might be of interest -
EVENT 2: speaker
University of New Mexico
will talk on "Survivance: Theory and Practice in Native American Narratives"
Monday, April 9
120 Nolte Center
EVENT 3: Play reading and Talk/Discussion
Marcie Rendon, White Earth Ojibwe, playwright/writer
will visit the American Indian Theatre course
in Scott 4
2:30-3:45: play reading _SongCatcher: A Native Interpretation of the Story of Frances Densmore_
3:45-5:00: Marcie talks about her work.
Please know students and others can come sit in and or take part in the reading. The room is large and the theatre class is small, so there is plenty of room for visitors. We've divided up the class in two parts so that if someone can't come to the first part they can come to the second without a lot of interruption.
e-mail Prof. Coronado for more info
EVENT 4: POWWOW
St. Paul Indian Education Traditional Powwow
The American Indian Magnet
1075 E. Third St
St. Paul, MN
EVENT 5: Powwow
Minneapolis Traditional Powwow
Grand Enteries at 2pm & at 6pm
Feast at 4:30pm
1530 East Franklin Ave.
Info: Windy Downwind 612-455-2837
This is an opportunity for families to sing, dance, socialize and enjoy our cultural tradition. Head Dancers are Patrick and Rachel LeGarde. Children 11 and under MUST be accompanied by an adult or they will not be admitted.
Office of University Women
Reel Dames Film Series
*Thursday, April 19*
Exuberant, intimate look at issues of American Indian identity, culture and family.
Discussion: Peggy Flanagan, White Earth Band of Ojibwe, Mpls. School Board member
Nicholson Hall 125*
FREE but Space Limited. RSVP Now.
612-625-9837 - OR - email@example.com
here's a link to the poster with other events
New Voices in Native Media
April 13 and 14
Center for Independent Artists
4137 Bloomington Ave. S., at the Instituto de Cultrua Y Educacion.
For more info, call 612-724-8392.
New Voices in Native Media honors youth and new filmmakers. A special reception opens this two-night mini-film festival; the filmmakers and their families are invited to talk about their films. The juried selection of short films, videos, and animations are shown at local screening rooms around the Twin Cities. Free and open to the public. In collaboration with Independent Indigenous Film and Media. Hosted at the Center for Independent artists.